Surrey RCMP Cst. Mick Gill and volunteer Cheryl Reid chat with a shopper – and hand out a promotional stress ball – at Thrifty Foods in Morgan Crossing Wednesday. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Surrey RCMP Cst. Mick Gill and volunteer Cheryl Reid chat with a shopper – and hand out a promotional stress ball – at Thrifty Foods in Morgan Crossing Wednesday. (Nick Greenizan photo)

RCMP’s Pack the Police Car initiative stops in South Surrey

Food bank fundraiser hosted at a number of sites throughout the city

Surrey RCMP members, as well as volunteers, were on-site at Thrifty Foods in South Surrey’s Morgan Crossing Wednesday, collecting donations as part of its annual Pack the Police Car campaign.

The annual fundraiser aims to collect donations of cash and non-perishable food items for local food banks. Officers on the scene also spent time chatting with patrons and handing out stickers to youngsters.

Today (Oct. 4) the initiative continues at Save-on-Foods at 7320 King George Blvd.